On the occasion of the exhibition Italian Types, on view at the Institute from March 21 to May 2, we present a special screening of Design is One. Lella & Massimo Vignelli, a documentary by Kathy Brew and Roberto Guerra. Co-director Kathy Brew will introduce the film and discuss the Vignellis in conversation with designer Jonathan Wajskol. Lella an...

The Association of American College and University Programs in Italy, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, are pleased to present the second edition of “Back from Italy”, a talk and exhibit featuring stories and works by young architecture students who spent a semester in Italy. For non-European architects...

Era il 1927 quando Fortunato Depero mise in valigia il suo Libro imbullonato, praticamente fresco di stampa, e insieme alla moglie Rosetta partì per Nuova York in cerca di fortuna (alcune fonti citano il 1928 come anno della partenza, ma poco cambia). Arrivato nella Grande Mela, Depero lavorò come pubblicitario, ebbe tra i clienti testate come il N...

Italian builder the Ferretti Group premiered its new flybridge yacht Riva 90 Argo on March 19 in Miami. This 27,4-metre yacht named after a ship from the Greek mythology, is set to be the next one from the group’s Riva Flybridge generation, featuring sleek design and large carbon fibre-framed windows. The vessel was developed in close collaboration...

Alessandro Mendini graduated as an architect but through his career he also worked as a designer, teacher and journalist. Mendini was born in Milan in 1931 and passed away last month, leaving behind a path of creativity in fields that, in spite of their differences, overlap. Along his long career he created graphics, furniture, interiors, paintings...

Il Salone del Mobile.Milano lancia per l’edizione 2019 questa nuova parola d’ordine che arricchisce il suo Manifesto e ribadisce il suo legame sempre più forte con Milano, la capitale globale del design. A partire dalla location scelta per presentare il Salone: La Triennale. Ingegno che connota - e definisce perfettamente - il valore delle aziende,...

From Thursday, March 21, 2019 to Friday, April 26, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Entrance: Free. Book Now. An exhibition curated by Patricia Belen, Greg D'Onofrio, Melania Gazzotti. Italian graphic design has had a lasting influence on the American visual and cultural lan...

From Wednesday, March 20, 2019 to Saturday, June 29, 2019. Organized by Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles, Consolato Generale di Italia a Los Angeles in collaboration with Riedizioni Milano. Entrance: Free. Location: Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024 On the occasion of the third annual Italian Design Day,...

Released in the United States for the first time this month, the Be Colour capsule collection reworks designs from Italian lighting brand Foscarini’s catalog of decorative luminaires. The Venice-based company asked its longtime collaborator Ferruccio Laviani to reimagine some the company’s most iconic pieces. The architect chose a bold color palett...

Wednesday, March 13, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Organized by Italian Cultural Institute in collaboration with Polimoda. Entrance: Free. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008. On the occasion of the third international Italian Design Day, dress at your fashionable best and join us for Italian Fashion Reload, a conference...